The following contains a selection of expressions and terms that appear very often in the SNT Debate class, and so would be highly beneficial if reviewed by any students who will enter this course.
- minority 소수 (n) – the smaller and usually weaker group of people in a country or place, ie, the Chosonjok in South Korea
- majority 다수 (n) – the larger, usually more powerful group of people in a country
- discriminate 차별하다 (v) – the action of treating people differently because they are different
- race 민족성 (n) – a group into which humans are divided, depending on perceived similarities in their physical characteristics (eg: Korean, Chinese, Cantonese, Hanzu, Chosonjok, Japanese, Vietnamese, German, Ugandan, etc)
- gender 성별 (n) – your sex, male or female
- discrimination 차별 (n) – the problem of not seeing or treating people the well because they are different in some way
- racism 민족적 우월감 (n) – to treat people differently because of the colour of their skin, their race, or where they come from
- sexism 성차별 (n) discrimination based on one’s gender – being treated badly because your are female or male. Historically, women have been discriminated against for a very part of human history
- language discrimination 언어 차별 (n) – discrimination due to not speaking a certain language, usually the majority language of a place.
- equitable 공정한 (adj) – fair
- Apartheid 인종 차별 정책 (SA word) – a type of government that separates people using the law. For example, laws that only certain people can use go to universities, or only certain people can buy land.
- colony 식민지 (n) – a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country.
- colonization 식민지화 (n) – the policy of taking over and controlling distant, and usually weaker, countries
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